Upstream information

CVE-2016-5253 at MITRE

Description

The Updater in Mozilla Firefox before 48.0 on Windows allows local users to write to arbitrary files via vectors involving the callback application-path parameter and a hard link.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 991809 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • MozillaFirefox >= 52.7.3-1.35
  • MozillaFirefox-devel >= 52.7.3-1.35
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-common >= 52.7.3-1.35
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-other >= 52.7.3-1.35
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA MozillaFirefox
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • MozillaFirefox >= 60.0-lp150.2.2
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-common >= 60.0-lp150.2.2
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-other >= 60.0-lp150.2.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA MozillaFirefox
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • MozillaFirefox >= 49.0.2-37.1
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-common >= 49.0.2-37.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA MozillaFirefox
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • MozillaFirefox >= 52.2-58.2
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-common >= 52.2-58.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA MozillaFirefox
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • MozillaFirefox >= 50.1.0-1.1
  • MozillaFirefox-branding-upstream >= 50.1.0-1.1
  • MozillaFirefox-buildsymbols >= 50.1.0-1.1
  • MozillaFirefox-devel >= 50.1.0-1.1
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-common >= 50.1.0-1.1
  • MozillaFirefox-translations-other >= 50.1.0-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA MozillaFirefox